Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius Tour from Naples with Lunch & Wine Tasting

Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius Tour from Naples with Lunch & Wine Tasting

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Tour Highlights

  • Skip the line entry to the ruins of Pompeii with an expert, local guide
  • Fully-guided 2 hour tour of Pompeii
  • Exclusive lunch and wine tasting on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius at the area's top wine producer
  • Visit to Mt. Vesuvius with optional hike to the crater
  • Round-trip transportation to and from Naples in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach
  • Expert, English-speaking tour coordinator for the entire day
  • Small groups of 25 people or fewer in Pompeii with headsets so you don’t miss a thing

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Experience the marvelously preserved ruins of Pompeii on the only tour that combines an in-depth guided visit, a trip to the crater of Mt. Vesuvius and a delicious regional lunch paired with 6 superb locally produced wines. Your imagination and palate will delight on this thrilling day spent exploring with expert local guides, and great food.
Pompeii Excavations

The Complete Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius Experience

Explore the archaeological wonders of Pompeii and the imposing splendor of Mt. Vesuvius with an incredible food and wine experience you won’t find anywhere else. Benefit from skip-the-line, pre-booked entry to Pompeii with an official local guide to show the most representative areas and tell you their incredible history.

Glass of Wine in a Pompeii Sight

An Epicurean Lunch with Food and Wine

Visit the most famous wine producer on Mt. Vesuvius where you'll enjoy a tasting of 6 local wines, a 3-course lunch and a visit to the vineyards and cellar, with a complete explanation of the grape varieties and winemaking process from the owner. Hike to the top of Mt. Vesuvius and take a look inside its still active crater with panoramic views over Naples.

Forum Gate with Tourists

Absorbing Explanations and Descriptions

An expert tour leader will be on hand throughout the day to tell you entertaining stories to enrich your all-inclusive experience, so sit back, relax and enjoy. All transfers are also provided on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach.

Tour Description

Meet up with your expert local guide in the center of the fascinating city of Naples and hop aboard a comfortable private coach to head straight for the archaeological area of Pompeii. Your guide will prepare you for everything that’s in store on our Pompeii tours from Naples, sharing the captivating stories and history behind the fateful day in 79 AD when Mt. Vesuvius exploded in one of the most catastrophic eruptions ever, covering the area in a thick layer of ash and rubble.

Once we get to Pompeii you’ll benefit from skip-the-line, pre-booked entry and the expertise of an official local guide, as you walk this former port town’s main streets just as the ancient Romans did on stones that are still worn with tracks from the carts that tread them nearly 2,000 years ago.

We’ll visit the forum, the center of Pompeii’s political and social life, the startling plaster death casts of the victims of the violent eruption that destroyed the city, as well as take a look inside intact dwellings complete with their porticoes, mosaics and frescoes. The city’s baths and gymnasiums will also impress as you look across the millennia at a moment frozen in time forever.

After Pompeii, head up the lush slopes of Mt. Vesuvius itself to meet its most famous wine producer for a tasting of 6 fantastic native varieties produced from the volcanic soil right under your feet. Enjoy an inviting 3-course lunch of some of the region’s most delectable culinary delights, including cheeses, cured meats, pasta with local ‘piennolo’ heirloom tomatoes and a mouthwatering ‘pastiera napoletana’ pastry dessert with ricotta cheese and fruit.

Admire sweeping views from the terrace over the surrounding countryside, and visit the vineyards and cellar with a careful explanation of the grape varietals and each step in the winemaking process from the family that owns them.

From here we’ll finish our ascent to the edge of Mt. Vesuvius’s crater. Take the chance to look an active volcano in the face on the 20-minute hike where you’ll get to look inside the caldera and take in the most breathtaking panoramas of the day. You’ll see Naples, the bay and the island of Capri from a height of over 4,200 feet, as well as bask in the pristine nature that surrounds you. This is Pompeii and Vesuvius as it is never experienced.

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What's Included

  • Entrance ticket & reservation fees for Pompeii excavation site
  • Entrance ticket & reservation fees for Vesuvius Volcano
  • Guided tour of Pompeii in groups no larger than 25 pax
  • English speaking local guide
  • Round-trip transport from Naples in an air-conditioned bus
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • Wine Tasting with Lunch (includes 6 wines and 3-course lunch)

Sites Visited

  • Ruins of Pompeii
  • Local wine producer with restaurant and vineyards on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius

Important Notes

Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' access.

FAQs

  • When can I cancel a booking?

    On tours cancelled more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund. For tours cancelled less than 72 hours before scheduled departure time, we are unable to offer refunds. Instead we suggest that customers reschedule their tour for another time more convenient for them.

  • When can I make a amendment to a booking?

    Changes made to bookings within the 72 hour window will be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling, headsets and administration.

  • Is an advanced booking necessary or can I just show up at the meeting point?

    We strongly advise against arriving at the meeting point without a booking as we cannot guarantee that there will be space left on the tour. Our guides are unable to accept payment for tours so any bookings made on the spot will still need to be processed over the phone with payment by credit card.

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